DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Saddleback Memorial’s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The Genetic Counselors is responsible to evaluate and counsel individuals and families regarding cancer risk and risk management including those at risk of hereditary disease . Assists with the collection of all program data and design of clinical trials as necessary. The Genetic Counselor will provide and report on genetic expert content of accreditation by government, professional agencies and financial reimbursement requirements in support of genetic program initiatives
REQUIRED SKILLS: Experience One or more years in cancer genetics counseling experience. Individual will be skilled in counseling and testing of genetic risk. Advising of pedigree and/or testing outcome of hereditary disease in partnership with physician. Billing and reconciliation of insurance process and payment.
Education/License/Certification Completion of training in formal Genetic counseling program Master’s degree required American Board of Genetics Counseling/Licensed Genetic Counselor License from the CDPH required